Maharagama, Colombo

Maharagama, nestled in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, serves as a vibrant testament to suburban growth and cultural richness. Unlike the industrialised landscapes of some of its neighbouring areas, Maharagama boasts a lively mix of commercial activity, residential life, and greenery, making it a sought-after location for families and businesses alike.

This suburb, with its bustling markets, array of dining options, and extensive public services, including hospitals and schools, blends the convenience of urban amenities with the charm of suburban living. Maharagama's evolution from a quiet settlement to a dynamic suburban centre is marked by its expanding real estate market, characterised by a variety of housing options that cater to a diverse population.

The area's connectivity is bolstered by several major roads and public transport routes, facilitating easy access to and from Colombo and other parts of the island. This ease of access, combined with the suburb's comprehensive amenities and services, positions Maharagama as a strategic locale for both residential and commercial investment. Despite its rapid development, the community maintains a strong sense of identity and cohesion, with cultural and social activities that enrich the lives of its residents.
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City Insights

tick iconExcellent road and planned rail links ensure easy accessibility.
tick iconA prime suburban locale offering both tranquillity and urban convenience.
tick iconA mix of retail, service, and small-scale manufacturing drives the local economy.
tick iconA close-knit community atmosphere, supported by extensive public services.
tick iconRich in cultural diversity, with numerous festivals and community events.

Known Landmarks

  • SATHARA Building

  • Isipathanaramaya

  • Maharagama Bodhi Tree

  • Maharagama Clock Tower

  • President's College Maharagama


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Bus Routes

138Homagama - Maharagama - Pettah
112Maharagama - Kotahena
119-1Dehiwala - Maharagama
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Nearest Train Stations

0kmMaharagama Train Station
3.7kmUdahamulla Railway Station
4kmKottawa Train Station
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New Developments

tick iconConstruction of modern residential complexes to meet growing demand.

What’s great here?

tick iconStrong road network facilitating ease of travel to key areas in Colombo and surrounding suburbs.
tick iconMultiple public transport options, including buses, trains and cabs, enhancing accessibility.
tick iconA vibrant selection of dining venues, from traditional Sri Lankan cuisine to international eateries.
tick iconComprehensive array of public services and amenities, including well-regarded educational institutions, hospitals, shopping centres, banks and more.
tick iconWell-established community policing contributes to low crime rates.
tick iconOffers a lively mix of commercial activity, residential life, and greenery.

What needs attention?

tick iconHigh volumes of traffic congestion during peak hours.
tick iconA need for enhanced recreational facilities, including sports complexes and public swimming pools, to promote physical activity and leisure.
tick iconA need for upgraded street lighting and surveillance systems in less frequented areas to enhance night-time safety.
tick iconA growing problem of overcrowding and congestion due to overpopulation and more and more housing units popping up in and around the area.
tick iconIssues of pollution and poor waste management are on the rise.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities4.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4 out of 5
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Environment3 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Maharagama for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 26,139.66 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Negative Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Negative Trend
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